Policies

The full list of policies can be found here:

MASTER POLICIES INDEX

You can download a copy of each of our policies and procedures below:

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION

STANDARDS AND METHODS OF PRACTICE

THE HOME-START AGREEMENT

1 –1-PROBLEM-SOLVING-AND-COMPLAINTS-PROCEDURES

2 – 2-EQUALITY-FAIRNESS-AND-DIVERSITY

3 –3-CONFIDENTIALITY-IN-HOME-START

4 – 4 DBS-POLICY

5 – 5-SAFEGUARDING POLICY (England)

6 – 6-SFG CODE-OF-CONDUCT

7 – 7-HEALTH AND SAFETY

8 – 8-CHECKING-PROSPECTIVE-VOLUNTEERS

9 – 9-RECRUITMENT-OF-EX-OFFENDERS

10 – 10-DATA PROTECTION

11 – 11-SAFE STORAGE HANDLING OF DISCLOSURE INFORMATION

12 – 12-WORKERS-WITH-DISABILITY

13 – 13-HARASSMENT POLICY

14 – 14-WHISTLE-BLOWING

15 – 15-RESERVES

16 – 16-FINANCE

17 – 17-DISASTER RECOVERY

18 – 18-VIOLENCE-AT-WORK

19 – 19-RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION OF VOLUNTEERS

20 – 20-PERSONAL-SAFETY-FOR-STAFF-AND-VOLUNTEERS

21 – 21-RETIREMENT-POLICY

22 – 22-CAPABILITY-ISSUES

23 – 23-EXPENSES

24 – 24-LOOKING-AFTER-CHILDREN-IN-THE-ABSENCE-OF-CARERS

25 – 25-STAFF-APPRAISAL

26 – 26-MANAGING RESTING VOLUNTEERS

27 – 27-RECRUITMENT-OF-FORMER-FAMILIES

28 – 28-WAITING-POLICY

29 – 29-RISK-MANAGEMENT-POLICY

30 – 30-RISK-MANAGEMENT-PROCEDURE

31 – 31-ETHICAL FUNDRAISING

32 – 32-GRIEVANCE

33 – 33-FIRE-PROCEDURE

34 – 34-PURCHSING-POLICY

35 – 35-PURCHASING-AUTHORISATION-PROCEDURE

36 – 36-DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURE

37 – 37-LEAVE-POLICY

38 – 38-GUIDELINES-ON-STAFF-HOURS

39 – 39-TIME-OFF-IN-LIEU

40 – 40-INFORMATION-SHARING

41 – 41-RECORD-KEEPING-AND-RENTENTION-POLICY

42 – 42-STAFF-DEVELOPMENT

43 – 43-LONE-WORKING-GUIDELINES

44 – 44-SAFEGUARDING VUNERABLE ADULTS

45 – 45-DIGNITY-AND-RESPECT

46 – 46-VOLUNTEER SUPERVISION POLICY

47 – 47-SICKNESS-ABSENCE-POLICY

48 – 48-INTERNAL-APPOINTMENTS-AND-PROMOTIONS

49 – 49-REDUNDANCY-POLICY

50 – 50-SOCIAL NETWORKING POLICY

51 – 51-TRIPS-AND-OUTINGS

52 – 52-SUPERVISION-OF-STAFF

53 – 53-EMAIL-INTERNET-TELECOMMUNICATIONS

54 – 54-MEDIA-POLICY

55 – 55-COMPLAINTS

56 – 56-SAFER-RECRUITMENT-AND-SELECTION

57 – 57-CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

58 – 58-ENVIRONMENTAL-POLICY

59 – 59-TUPE POLICY

 

You can see the process for reviewing and developing our policies here Process for policy development and updating